Photo by Meagan White // Sidelines Archive Middle Tennessee (16-21, 4-11 C-USA) hosted in-state rival University of Tennessee (21-16, 4-11 SEC) on Tuesday. MTSU fell to UT 4-2 after allowing two runs in the ninth inning. The Blue Raiders were looking to avenge their 9-2 loss to the Volunteers last month. Freshman A.J. Spencer, the starting …

Photo Courtesy of Elisha Lancaster Does Middle Tennessee State University have a rugby team? And are they any good? The answer to both of those questions is: Yes. From skinless forearms to dislocated knees or shoulders, the MTSU rugby team has persevered and advanced to the Elite Eight, vying for a spot in the National Championship game on May …

MTSU Equestrian Team

Photo courtesy of Robin Duff The Middle Tennessee equestrian team has gone under the radar this season with the historic 2015-2016 athletic season for the Blue Raiders. They’ll be sending six riders to compete in the IHSA National Championship Show, which will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky, on May 5-8. MTSU’s …

Photo by Brent Beerends // MT Athletic Four straight free passes handed out in the ninth inning by the Middle Tennessee pitching staff gave Southern Miss just enough to walk it off against the Blue Raiders. The Golden Eagles (25-8,11-1) swept the Blue Raiders (14-18, 2-10 C-USA) this weekend in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, after MTSU’s pitching staff was …

Kermit Davis MTSU Basketball

For now, Middle Tennessee basketball fans can breathe a sigh of relief after rumors swirled, per NOLA.com, about MTSU head coach Kermit Davis and the head coaching vacancy at Memphis. “All I’ll ever do is comment about the job I have, and I have a great one here at Middle Tennessee,” Davis said. “We’re very …

Photo courtesy of Brent Beerends // MTSU Athletics Middle Tennessee baseball is currently tied for last place in Conference USA with a 14-15 overall record and a 2-7 record in conference play, but the Blue Raiders have had a bright spot amidst their sluggish start to the season. It comes in the form of MTSU junior …